Check which medications are contraindicated in the disease

As the incidence of dengue fever in the Vale do Itajaí area, the epidemiological surveillance of Blumenau issued a warning about the use of the drug among people with symptoms without medical advice.

High fever, muscle aches, eye pain, malaise, loss of appetite, headache and red spots on the body are important Avoid medications that contain substances that may worsen the patient’s clinical condition.

It is recommended that if a disease is suspected or confirmed, people should not use medications based on:

  • Acetylsalicylic acid,
  • Ibuprofen
  • ketoprofen
  • diclofenac
  • naproxen
  • indomethacin
  • warfarin
  • dexamethasone
  • prednisolone

The city government confirms that if a person is already taking medications containing these components for other ailments, it is important to consult a health care professional.

THE hydration is a very important factor in preventing the disease from getting worse and self-medication should be avoided.

Teams from the Family Health Strategy (ESF) and General Family Outpatient Clinic (AGF) units are familiar with recommended patient care practices.


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